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Author: Elizabeth Peters
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead, [1975]
Series: Amelia Peabody mysteries., 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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32-year-old Victorian gentlewoman, Amelia Peabody receives a rather large inheritance and decides to use it for travel. On her way through Rome to Egypt, she meets a young woman abandoned by her lover and left with no means of support. Amelia promptly takes Evelyn under her wing, insisting that the young lady accompany her to Egypt, where Amelia plans to indulge her passion for Egyptology. When Evelyn becomes the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Amelia Peabody, (Fictitious character); Amelia Peabody, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Peters
ISBN: 0396070809 9780396070801 9781455572359 1455572357 0445406518 9780445406513
OCLC Number: 1130123
Description: x, 273 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Amelia Peabody mysteries., 1.
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Peters.

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Thirty-one-year-old Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody has not only inherited her father's fortune, but she is also blessed with his strong will as well. Now she's headed for Cairo, accompanied by  Read more...

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